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Abedin didn't send as many emails as Comey said

On Oct. 28, less than two weeks before Election Day, the director notified Congress that new Clinton-related emails had been found on a laptop belonging to Weiner. FBI chief James Comey overstated a key finding in the investigation of Democrat Hillary Clinton's emails during testimony to Congress last week, officials familiar with the inquiry said Tuesday. Read More »

Jamie Roberts to captain Wales on their summer tour

The "struggles" Hansen speaks of haven't resulted in defeats with the All Blacks last losing a June test to France in 2009, but they were pushed in the opening two tests against England three years ago. The game will be preceded by a Test between Tonga and Wales . Head coach Robin McBryde will take charge of his first tour match at Eden Park in Auckland in the first part of a mouth-watering double header. Read More »

Scottish Tories 'could win up to 15 Westminster seats'

She admitted the Conservatives in Scotland had "a good day by their standards" but highlighted the SNP had "won this election comfortably" with her party ending up with "more votes, more seats, more councils where we are the largest party, not just compared to every other party but compared to five years ago". Read More »

Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

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A Nigerian military official with direct knowledge of the rescue operation said the 83 freed girls were found near the town of Banki in Borno state near Cameroon. "The government should also respect their privacy and ensure that the released girls are reunited with their families and not kept in lengthy detention and security screening which can only add to their suffering and plight". Read More »

French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

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Manuel Valls, 54, stunned his Socialist colleagues by saying that he wanted to stand in June's parliamentary elections as a candidate on Mr Macron's side. President-elect Macron, 39, was previously economy minister in Hollande's cabinet. It was the last days of March when Emmanuel Valls moved to openly endorse Emmanuel Macron. Read More »

AAP lied about funds to EC: BJP

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On a day when he was suspended from the party's primary membership, Mishra asserted that a bogus bill amounting to Rs 10 crore was made to favor Kejriwal's brother-in-law. The AAP said that Mishra was making "baseless" allegations against chief minister Arvind Kejriwal "out of desperation" after being expelled. "Mishra's allegations are laughable". Read More »

Kapil Mishra files complaint against Arvind Kejriwal with CBI

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Responding to Mishra's allegation through a tweet , Kejriwal promised to expose something big in the assembly. Stung by charges of corruption by his former protege, Kejriwal chose to maintain an stoic silence on the issue at the special session of the Delhi Assembly today. Read More »

Liberal claims victory in South Korea presidential election

He called for reforms to clean up social inequalities, excessive presidential power and corrupt ties between politicians and business leaders. The nearest rival, with a 26% share of the votes counted so far, was Hong Joon-pyo, a conservative backed by the Liberty Korea Party, the new name for the Saenuri Party of disgraced and deposed Park Geun-hye. Read More »

Governor Abbott Signs Legislation Banning Sanctuary Cities in Texas

Mexican federal officials say they're concerned about Texas' new law banning sanctuary cities, and what the disproportionate impact it will have on Mexicans. The term often refers to communities where policies prevent law enforcers from helping enforce federal immigration rules. It comes as Republican U.S. Read More »

Drayton Manor Park ride Splash Canyon closed after 'serious incident'

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George Bryan, director of the theme park said his staff were "truly shocked and devastated". Ratcliffe said the girl's parents had been informed along with the Health and Safety Executive. It has a maximum capacity of 126 people - 21 boats with six people in each - and a minimum height of 0.9m. According to the BBC , the girl was riding Splash Canyon, described on the park's website as a "unpredictable" and "thrilling" river rapid ride. Read More »

ACLU warns Texas travelers about 'sanctuary city' law

That's out the window, Wilkison said, as officers now will have to make immigration status a priority. Abbott, a Republican in his first term, took the unusual step of signing the bill on Facebook with no public notice in advance. "We will fight this assault in the courts, at the ballot box, and in the streets if we have to". This is particularly true because the new law exempts an illegal alien who "is a victim of or witness to a criminal offense", or "is reporting a criminal offense". Read More »

Texas Lt. Gov. on Sanctuary Cities: Backers are 'Flat Wrong'

San Antonio police chief William McManus ripped into the Republicans who pushed the law through despite the objections of every big-city police chief in the state. El Cenizo and Maverick County's lawsuit, filed in a San Antonio federal court, argues that the new law violates both the Texas and USA constitutions. Read More »

North Korea calls Cory Gardner "psychopath" and "human dirt"

Rice's remarks come after North Korea announced that it had detained another U.S. citizen on Sunday, a professor who worked at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology - this time on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the state, according to North Korea's propaganda news outlet. Read More »

Senator Graham seeks inquiry into Trump business deals

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President Donald Trump , the human embodiment of the word narcissism, has a odd tendency to tweet most freaky and factually incorrect things, be it a baseless story about former Miss Universe or a recent attack on ex-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, at all hours of the night. Read More »

11 killed by storms and flooding in South and Midwest

Stephanie Quezada looks at the damage to the second floor of her father's church, Primera Iglesia Bautista, in Canton, Texas , Sunday, April 30, 2017 . There are two children and their mother still missing after their truck was swept off a bridge 209 kilometers (130 miles) northwest of Little Rock. And in hard-hit Durant, Mayor Tasha Davis said it could be up to a week before repairs on a substation that supplies power to the 900 customers of the city-owned electrical system. Read More »

Tory business secretary defends energy price cap plan

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Introducing a cash limit is the most radical of options that had been under consideration by the government. CBI deputy director general, Josh Hardie, said :"A major market intervention, such as a price cap, could lead to unintended consequences, for example dampening consumers' desire to find the best deal on the market and hitting investor confidence". Read More »

Delhi BJP to lodge complaint with EC against AAP

He accused Jain of facilitating a land deal worth Rs 50 crore for a Kejriwal relative. "They could not show enough courage", he told PTI, adding that he would approach the CBI tomorrow over his stunning allegation, for which he has not produced any proof till now, that Kejriwal had taken Rs 2 crore in cash from Delhi minister Satyendar Jain. Read More »

Trump distances himself from Flynn

And each time that White House officials repeated misrepresentations of Flynn's actions, Yates argued it "increased the compromise". Trump, who continued to praise Flynn, waited 18 days after Yates' warning before Flynn's forced resignation for failing to disclose the content of his talks with Kislyak and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the conversations. Read More »

Afghanistan reacts at Pakistani claims regarding the killing of 50 Afghan troops

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Two thousand camps have been formed five kilometers away from the border for the people who have evacuated their homes after the attack of Afghan forces, and every possible facility is being provided to them. Pakistan has since closed the busy Chaman border crossing with landlocked Afghanistan. Pakistani PM Nawaz Sharif in a statement called the Afghan firing "unfortunate" and he urged Afghanistan to end cross-border attacks that threatened the peace between the two countries. Read More »

Nick Cannon Loses Childhood Friend During Sunday's Shooting In San Diego

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She was one of seven victims of gunman Peter Selis, who opened fire at the happy gathering while sitting in a lounge chair. "These victims were just in his vicinity when he committed this awful tragedy", Chief Shelley Zimmerman said. The shooting happened at an apartment complex near the city's University of California. Selis, who worked at a vehicle dealership and lived in the complex, allegedly entered the pool area, sat in a lounge chair, and then called his ex-girlfriend to tell her ... Read More »

IS says it has beheaded Russian foreign fighter for spying

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The Russian Defence Ministry and the FSB security service were not immediately available for comment, but a Russian senator said that "there will be hell to pay" if the recording was proven to be authentic. In comments cited by Russian news agencies, the defense ministry said all Russian forces in Syria were accounted for and continuing the "struggle against global terrorism". Read More »

Tories `extremely foolish´ over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

EX-Labour MSP Elaine Murray has won a seat in the Nith Ward. He raised the spectre of a big majority for Theresa May 's government, and another big win for the SNP who took 56 out of 59 seats. She added: "The truth is the more Tory MPs Westminster has, the heavier the price Scotland will pay". Two years ago, the party won just 14 per cent of the vote north of the border, but the Scots' Tories have seen a resurgence under the leadership of Ms Davidson, whose personal profile as a working ... Read More »

Chaos in Macedonian parliament as protesters storm building (PHOTOS, VIDEO)

Macedonia has been without a government since elections in December were won by former Prime Minister Gruevski, but without enough votes to hold a majority in parliament. Gruevski said his party would announce soon the next steps it plans to take in preventing the formation of what he called an illegitimate government. Read More »

Army Rangers Kill Afghan ISIS Head, 35 Fighters

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Last month the Pentagon has reported that Hasib was probably killed in an attack by the forces, however, the news had not been confirmed until this Sunday. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan general John Nicholson confirmed the killing of Hasib and warned that "any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate". Read More »

Jakarta governor given 2-year prison sentence for blasphemy

Vigilante groups frequently attempt with impunity to prevent Indonesia's religious minorities from practising their faiths, and the country's gay community has faced a surge in persecution in the past two years. However, this characterization has been stretched to the limit by Basuki's trial, which his allies say was politically motivated. Human Rights Watch's Andreas Harsono described the verdict as "a huge setback" for Indonesia's record of tolerance and for minorities. Read More »

Syria rejects international forces in safe zones

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Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said yesterday that his government would abide by the terms of the plan so long as rebels also observed it, although the Syrian government has also said it will continue to fight what it calls terrorist groups, reported Reuters. Read More »

North Korea crisis: North test-fires ballistic missile

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Bong of Yonsei University said he expects "the Trump administration will hold a military option for a while in order to have Beijing move first in taking putative actions". China is yet to react to the latest failed missile launch from North Korea . The test of the KN-17, while it has serious implications for regional stability and the US Navy in the region, doesn't represent an advance in their efforts to develop a missile that can strike the US mainland. Read More »

South Korea exit polls forecast win for new president

It follows months of political turmoil caused by ousted President Park Geun-hye's corruption scandal. Moon Jae-in of the Democratic Party seemed headed to the Blue House, winning 41.4 percent in an exit poll on Tuesday in the country's first presidential snap election. Read More »

White House was warned that sacked Michael Flynn was a blackmail risk

But senior Federal Bureau of Investigation and Justice Department officials knew otherwise. "The Russians also knew that General Flynn had misled the vice president and others.And this was a problem because not only did we believe that the Russians knew this, but that they likely had proof of this information". Read More »

Prominent detentions of foreigners in North Korea

Another US citizen has been detained in North Korea for suspected hostile acts against Pyongyang, authorities said on Sunday. DENVER | North Korea denounced Sen. North Korea has said it is progressing toward its goal of building long-range nuclear ICBM missiles capable of striking the US mainland. "The Department of State strongly recommends against all travel by USA citizens to North Korea", the official added. Read More »

Hamas, Which The US Considers A Terror Group, Elects A New Leader

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Meanwhile Fatah congratulated Haniyeh on his election as the Hamas chief but said it expected him to hand over the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian government. Hamas seized Gaza from the Palestinian Authority in 2007 and despite several attempts reconciliation between the two authorities has failed. "The new Hamas document says Israel has no right to exist". Read More »

Poll shows Tories in commanding lead despite slip for Theresa May

Corbyn said that in spite of the results of the local elections, the general election represented "an opportunity" and a "chance to break free" from what he termed "a system that is rigged for the rich". Despite gains for the Tories and SNP losses on Perth and Kinross Council at the local elections, Ms Sturgeon said she is "very confident" Mr Wishart will be re-elected and claimed the council election results are a "huge springboard for the SNP going into this election". Read More »

Indian Student Forced to Remove Bra Before Exam

Instead, it said, they can wear chappals or sandals. NEET-UG replaced the All India Pre Medical Test (AIPMT) and all individual MBBS exams conducted by states or colleges themselves. There was no house nearby. Some families living close to the NEET centres also tried to help candidates by offering them clothes. Instead, the Board should sensitize students, teachers and parents about the new "draconian" dress code via SMS messages and even TV ads instead of exposing India's future generation ... Read More »